Anastasia Shesterinina

Events

Upcoming events

Book presentation, Mobilizing under Uncertainty, Post-Soviet Politics Seminar, St Anthony’s College, Oxford University, February 2018; Central and East European Studies Seminar, Glasgow University, February 2018; Centre for Global Constitutionalism Speaker Series, University of St Andrews, February 2018.

Past events

Participant, “Roundtable: The Role of Professional Associations in Ensuring Inclusivity, Diversity and Mobility,” EISA, Barcelona, September 2017.Panel organizer, “Civil War Legacies: Social, Political, and Legal Orders after Armed Conflict,” American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 2017.”Community Transparency Statement: Evidence from Research with Human Participants,” The Qualitative Transparency Deliberations, Sponsored by APSA’s Organized Section for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research, American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 2017.”Ethnographic Surprises: Between Method and Theory in Interpretive Research,” American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 2017.
“In and Out of the Unit: Social Ties and Insurgent Cohesion in the Abkhaz Army,” Workshop on Rebel Governance, De Facto States, Conflict Dynamics and Outcomes, The University of York, June 2017.
“How Ideologies Form, Whose Ideas Matter: The Case of Abkhaz Mobilization in the Georgian-Abkhaz War,” Workshop on Ideology and Armed Groups, International Studies Association Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD, February, 2017; Canadian Political Science Association Conference, Toronto, May 2017; Université de Montréal, June 2017.
“Social Ties and Insurgent Cohesion in the Abkhaz Army,” International Studies Association Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD, February 2017.
Participant, Roundtable on Social Networks and Immersive Fieldwork: Innovations in the Study of Movements and Militants, International Studies Association Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD, February 2017.
“Collective Threat Framing and Mobilization in Civil War: From Submission to Publication,” Séminaire Sociologie des Guerres Civiles, Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, January 2017.
“Mobilizing under Uncertainty: From Fleeing to Fighting in War-Time Abkhazia,” King’s College London Russia Institute Seminar Series, London, January 2017.
“Insurgent Cohesion: Social Networks and Conflict Identities in the Abkhaz Army,” Political Violence and the Future of Area Studies: Global Perspectives from Eurasia, Eastern Europe, and the Balkans, Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Convention, Washington, D.C., November 2016.
“Mobilization under Uncertainty: From Fleeing to Fighting in War-Time Abkhazia,” Political Violence Workshop, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, November 2016.
Presentation, “Collective Threat Framing and Mobilization in Civil War: From Submission to Publication,” Working Group on Civil War, Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence, MacMillan Center, Yale University, November 2016.
“Pre-War Mobilization and Violence Onset: The Case of Abkhazia, 1988-1989,” CASCADE International Conference, Democracy-Security Nexus in and around the Caucasus, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, October 2016.
“Mobilization under Uncertainty: From Fleeing to Fighting in War-Time Abkhazia,” The Politics and Protest Workshop, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY, October 2016 (http://politicsandprotest.ws.gc.cuny.edu/fall-2016/).
“Transnational Dynamics of Armed Mobilization: Foreign Fighters in Civil War,” American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, September 2016.
Qualitative Transparency Deliberations Working Group Meeting, Sponsored by APSA’s Organized Section for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research, American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 2016.
“Collective Threat Framing and Mobilization in Civil War,” Public Lecture, Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, July 2016, https://r2pasiapacific.org/event/1722/collective-threat-framing-and-mobilization-civil-war-dr-anastasia-shesterinina.
“Understanding Responsibility to Protect as a Composite Norm” (with Brian Job), The 7th Oceanic Conference of International Studies, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, July 2016.
Discussant, Dynamics of Civil Conflict Panel, Conference on Micro-Comparative Studies of 20th Century Conflicts, Yale University, New Haven, CT, April 2016.
Chair, Nationalist Violence Panel, 21st Annual Association for the Study of Nationalities World Convention, Columbia University, New York, NY, April 2016.
“Collective Threat Framing and Mobilization in Civil War,” Séminaire Sociologie des Guerres Civiles, Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, March 2016.
“Insurgent Cohesion: Social Ties and Conflict Identities in the Abkhaz Army,” International Studies Association Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, March 2016.
“Understanding Responsibility to Protect as a Composite Norm” (with Brian L. Job), International Studies Association Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, March 2016.
Discussant, “Tribal Groups and Civil War Violence: Evidence from 1941-1942 Montenegro,” Vujo Ilic, Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence Workshop, Yale University, February 2016.
“Why Risk? A Socio-Normative Approach to Mobilization in Civil War,” 11th Annual Households in Conflict Network Conference, Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, November 2015.
“Collective Threat Framing and Mobilization in Civil War,” Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence, Yale University Speaker Series, New Haven, CT, September 2015.
Discussant, “Repression and Street Protests:Behavioral Underpinnings of Backlash Movements,” Susan Stokes, Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence Workshop, Yale University, September 2015.
“Why Risk? Threat Framing and Mobilization in Civil War,” Harvard-MIT-Yale Political Violence Conference, MIT, Boston, MA, April 2015.
“Interviewing Civil War Perpetrators: Fear, Empathy, and Research Ethics,” Panel on Ethical and Methodological Innovation in High-Risk Fieldwork, American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 2015.
Discussant, “Insurgent Courts: Judging amidst Civil War in the Contemporary Era” by Adam Baczko, Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence Workshop, Yale University, March 2015.
“Latent Norms and Mobilization in Civil Wars: The Case of Abkhazia,” International Studies Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA, February 2015.
“Responsibility to Protect at Ten: Continued Contestation or Retreat?” (with Brian L. Job), Workshop on The Responsibility to Protect Doctrine at Ten: Consolidation and Contestation, International Studies Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA, February 2015.
“Evolving Norms of Protection: China, Libya, and the Problem of Intervention in Armed Conflict,” Workshop on Rising Powers and Intervention: Contested Norms and Shifts in Global Order, Institute of International Relations-PUC-Rio, Brazil, September 2014.
“Latent Norms and Socialization in Civil Wars: The Case of the Georgian-Abkhaz War,” Workshop on Socialization and Organized Political Violence, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, September 2013.
“From War to Conflict and Back: Borderland Violence in ‘Post-Conflict’ Abkhazia,” Works-in-Progress Series, Tbilisi, Georgia, April 2013.
“Why Violent Conflicts Recur,” PeaceTalk #7, Peace Geeks Series Public Lecture, Vancouver, BC, February 2013.